Archived | Autism Speaks: Educational Approaches | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

The Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1990 assures a free and appropriate public education to children with diagnosed learning deficits. A year later, a new version of the law extended to pre-schoolers who are developmentally delayed. Therefore, public schools must provide services to handicapped children, including those ages 3 to 5. Because of the importance …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Treatments For Autism | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks February 2005 Autism Treatments page. Full text and links below. Treatments for Autism Choosing a treatment or strategy for your child will be most effective if you fully consider your child's strengths and needs. You may find that one treatment by itself is not enough, but yields better results when augmented …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Josh Cobbs | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF JOSH COBBS Mr. Cobbs. It's Josh, last name is Cobbs, C-O-B-B-S. I am not prepared, but I'll do my best. Senator Harkin. I wasn't prepared to have you here, either. But, I just want to know--now. We saw that little clip, obviously, you know, TV wants to get in the gane, with all …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Prepared Statement of Senator Richard J. Durbin | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

PREPARED STATEMENTSenator Durbin. A few miles away from you live---- Mrs. Colston. I can't move there.Senator Durbin [continuing]. The schools cannot provide the basic care that these children need. I think, I want to salute again my chairman, it sounds like I'm doing my best to get on his good side, but he had been …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Autism In Other Countries & Allocation for Autism | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM IN OTHER COUNTRIESSenator Harkin. Well, Dr. Gerberding, obviously, CDC during your epidemiological studies also, I'm wondering, are they also looking at some of these environmental factors? Second, has CDC looked at autism rates in other countries? Has any research been done to see if countries in Europe and Asia have different autism prevalence rates? …

Archived | Statement Of Marguerite Colston, Director of Communications, Autism Society of America | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF MARGUERITE COLSTON, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA, BETHESDA, MARYLANDMrs. Colston. Thank you. I'd like to thank Chairman Harkin, and Senator Specter and the members of the subcommittee for giving me the opportunity today to share my experience of living with a child on the autism spectrum. I also wanted to say …

Archived | The Autism Society iPad Giveaway; Our New Collaboration with HelpPRO | Circa March 8, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Autism Society iPad Giveaway Thanks to a generous donation by The Puzzling Piece, the Autism Society is preparing to give away its first iPad to one lucky Autism Society member! For some individuals on the spectrum, the iPad has proven to have some communication and educational benefits. Read more… Autism Awareness Shoelaces Buy One Get …